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We’re a brand, design and digital agency that believes design should do more than look great and grab attention. It should change minds, inspire action, and impact society for the better.

We specialise in working with healthcare, education, charity and cultural clients.

Project Manager – Digital & Brand

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Design Culture is looking for an experienced Project Manager to join our team.  more

Design Culture is looking for a Project Manager with proven experience in delivering digital and brand projects to join us and play a pivotal role in our growing business.

As project manager you will provide the day to day communications bridge between our clients, designers and developers. You will manage digital, brand and design projects through the studio to exceed our clients expectations in terms of quality and success, delivering on time and to budget.

You will be extremely well organised, confident, professional, articulate and energetic. You will have a genuine interest in design and digital and the role they play in how we communicate with one another.

You will need to demonstrate your attention to detail across all areas of project management – agreeing the scope of work, ensuring financial accuracy when managing budgets, developing schedules and ensuring the creative and development teams deliver to both the brief and the deadline.

You’ll be able to articulate your views and be able to recognise what’s important to achieve a successful outcome. You will need to empathise with both clients and the studio team through more challenging situations.

You’ll work under your own initiative much of the time but be supported by and report to the two Directors. This is an exciting and diverse role, and a real opportunity for the right person to shape the role to be their own and make a big difference to the studio.

Key tasks

  • Negotiate, establish and manage project budgets and schedules
  • Obtain necessary input from client during process
  • Respond to client enquiries providing reasoned responses, options and timelines.
  • Form close client relationships and spot opportunities and risks
  • Communicate with client and internal team at regular intervals
  • Provide client perspective to internal team, communicate team perspective robustly to clients
  • Manage project milestones
  • Manage studio resources
  • Liaise with studio manager and directors

Skills required

  • Highly organised, proactive and methodical with excellent attention to detail
  • Experience, understanding and interest in the creative process
  • Experience in managing delivery of new websites preferred
  • Ability to manage and prioritise a high number of concurrent projects/tasks
  • Clear thinking under pressure
  • Numeric and financial accuracy
  • Highly personable and professional
  • Exceptional written and verbal skills
  • Excellent social and networking skills
  • Positive attitude and energetic approach to working in a team
  • IT Literate. Good Microsoft Office skills, knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Invision, Sketch and WordPress would be useful.

To apply

Please send us your CV and a covering letter telling us why you think you’d be perfect for the role. Please state your salary expectations.

Salary

Dependent on experience.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE.

Brand Strategist

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Design Culture is looking for an experienced Brand Strategist to join our team. more

You will be a key member of our team delivering projects to a wide range of clients within our specialist sectors – Education, Healthcare, Charity & Culture. Reporting to the two company Directors.

Tasks

  • Conduct market research, including interviews and running focus groups, analysing competitors and market trends, and developing customer personas
  • Develop brand strategies, including the positioning, value proposition, brand idea and personality
  • Develop communication strategies, including determining which messages and channels to reach the audience with, and developing content and marketing calendars in line with this
  • Develop digital strategies that utilise SEO, content and social media to create inbound leads and improve engagement
  • Write compelling messaging that supports the brand and communication strategies, that can be developed into copy
  • Run client workshops to gather insight, get feedback on and input into projects, and bring the organisation on board with a proposed approach
  • Respond to tenders, including identifying the organisations needs, and developing a plan for how to best meet them
  • Lead the strategic delivery of the agency’s larger brand, campaign and digital projects, ensuring that delivery is on time, within budget, and in line with the agreed strategy

Required skills

  • A strong understanding of strategic marketing principles
  • Experience in conducting and interpreting market research
  • Experience in planning, leading, and managing strategic brand and communication projects
  • Clear and compelling written communication
  • Confident and engaging verbal presentation

Preferred skills

  • An understanding of digital and SEO strategy
  • Creative copywriting skills
  • A degree in Marketing, or another relevant field

To apply

Please send us your CV and a covering letter telling us why you think you’d be perfect for the role. Please state your salary expectations.

Salary

Dependent on experience.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE.

New Business Developer

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Design Culture is looking for a New Business Developer to join our team. more

We’re an established brand and digital agency looking for a talented, intelligent business developer with a background in the industry and proven track record. 

This will be an end to end role, from creating a strategic business development plan, developing our credentials, contacting potential businesses and generating meetings to networking, writing compelling campaigns, tender responses and getting the agency onto pitch lists. 

You will be instrumental in shaping our future client base – [specifically] growing and developing the number of high value clients in our specialist sectors of healthcare, education, culture and charity/social.  

We’re looking for someone who has a brilliant way with words both verbally and written, who can talk knowledgeably and with passion about brand and digital projects to open up potential opportunities; and develop compelling content for credentials, messaging, campaigns and responses to engage our target audiences.

Ideally you’ll have a wealth of contacts and previous experience of bringing in business in for a branding, design and digital agency.

Business Development Manager

Your key Responsibilities

You will be quick to understand us as an agency and get to grips with our client work to be able to talk knowledgeably and use that information effectively to win new business opportunities. 

Key activities

  • To develop and drive through a strategic annual sales plan that will achieve our new business revenue targets – for both existing and new clients
  • To acquire, qualify and manage new business contact data in our database; and to develop a contact strategy that will secure face-to-face meetings and tender opportunities.
  • To develop a content strategy to support new business activities and generate content, messaging and positioning language to maximise response rates
  • To develop the pitches and presentations to our clients to evidence our work and generate new business opportunities. And work with the creative teams to ensure that any required new business collateral is produced to present our services and case studies in the best light
  • To manage the credentials process and give the initial credentials meetings along with one of the Directors
  • To work with the Directors and the team to formulate and present inspiring and commercially focused responses to tenders
  • To engage and communicate with the team on the new business activities so they are fully engaged and supportive of the activities required

Reporting relationships

Reporting to the Managing Director and Creative Director

Your qualifications, experience and skills

  • Degree level qualification of 2:1 or above, ideally in business or marketing
  • At least 5 years agency experience of directing and delivering sales for a creative business – ideally in brand, digital and creative communications
  • Digital sales and marketing experience including prospecting, delivering sales campaigns, and nurturing prospect relationships
  • Knowledge and understanding of the sectors we work in; and ability to talk convincingly about branding and digital 
  • Experience of using a CRM to manage the sales pipeline

Your personal qualities

  • Highly motivated person, driven to succeed
  • Strong interpersonal skills necessary to build trust and respect both externally and internally
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organisational and planning skills
  • Good eye for detail, ambitious for work quality and a commitment to excellence

To apply

Please send us your CV and a covering letter telling us why you think you’d be perfect for the role. Please state your salary expectations.

Salary

Dependent on experience.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE.